Paris: Bernard Grasset, 1926. First French Edition (and correct first), Fair to Good in wrappers (softcover). Binding slightly cocked, with some toning and light vertical creasing to the spine, split to the bottom third of the front panel, light wear to extremities, small paper repair at the heel, and loss to the bottom third of the last leaf. The great French film director's first book, a novel about a film star who becomes lost in his own character, and devises a scheme to make a film with God as a means of escape. Precedes the English language edition by ten years. In a glassine protector.